World Dream Day announces International Facilitator and Artist Empress Tallowah as a World Dream Ambassador.
Join Tallowah for Dream World Day on September 25th.
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Phindile who is now well known as “Empress Tallowah” was awarded a bursary to study drama at The National School of the Arts at the tender age of 12 years. She matriculated in 1999 with B’s in drama. Since completing her matric, she has worked with schools and NGOs in utilising the creative arts to foster self-development and social transformation while encouraging entrepreneurship. She also uses the creative arts to heal and educate. She is also a certified Theta Healer and Journey of my Soul facilitator.
Empress Tallowah is the founder of Ark Soweto, AYG-Accept your Greatness programme, Tallowah Productions (Pty) Ltd and the Soweto Creatives Academy. She founded these to be able to work with communities in using the arts for healing and transformation.
She has worked as a Facilitator for the Sibikwa Art Centre Artist in Schools programme and Soweto Theatre for their Lits’omong Youth Development Programme. She is an accredited creative arts facilitator by CATHSSETA. She completed her BA HONS Drama Therapy Degree and at Drama for Life, Wits University where she is studying for her. In April 2018 she was awarded for outstanding research in HIV/AIDS through Applied Drama and Theatre, and in 2019 she was awarded the Post Merit Award which is a postgraduate scholarship. She is currently completing her MA degree in Drama Therapy. During the first year of her MA studies she was involved as a transformational facilitator using the arts with the Vincent Tshabalala Educational Trust and the Zanele Mbeki Development Trust.
In 2020 she will officially publish her book titled “Settling in Ones Heart – Surviving the 2020 global pandemic!”. This book is an extension of the MA research she is conducting on the impact of the pandemic on drama therapy students in South Africa.